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Talia L. Delanoy


(916) 830-6531
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3 Parkcenter Drive
Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95825


J.D., University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 2005

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B.A., Law and Society, University of California Santa Barbara, 2002


Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List 2018

Talia L. Delanoy is a Partner in the Sacramento office of Gordon & Rees and is a member of the Employment Law practice group. She is an experienced litigator with a strong reputation in the community amongst local lawyers, mediators and judges. Ms. Delanoy’s goal is to efficiently and accurately assess the potential risk in each case early and provide her clients with a goal-oriented plan, including focused discovery and cost-effective investigation. She provides personal attention to each of her clients. Ms. Delanoy is ideally located to handle matters from Central California to the Oregon border. She has experience with all phases of litigation, including trial.

In her labor and employment practice, Ms. Delanoy defends employers against claims of wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation and breach of contract. She practices in both state and federal courts and before administrative entities and has extensive experience with claims brought pursuant to the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). Ms. Delanoy also defends employers against claimed wage and hour violations such as failure to provide meal and rest breaks, failure to pay minimum wage, and failure to pay overtime or earned vacation. In addition, she has experience evaluating claims brought under the Private Attorney General Act (PAGA), which if properly defended, can save employers from costly penalties. Ms. Delanoy handles class action litigation in all areas of employment law. Ms. Delanoy has experience defending retail chains, construction industry clients, non-profit organizations, long term care and skilled nursing facilities, commercial transportation companies and restaurants, among others. Focused on helping employers avoid litigation, Ms. Delanoy counsels her clients about compliance with the law and best practices with progressive discipline, termination and wage and hour issues.

In her trucking and transportation practice, Ms. Delanoy has successfully defended individuals, trucking companies, contractors and medical transportation providers against cases involving catastrophic injury and wrongful death. Ms. Delanoy has extensive experience with products liability cases involving auto manufacturers, aviation and tool manufacturers. Ms. Delanoy has defended long term care and skilled nursing facilities against claims of personal battery and elder abuse and has experience with claims against the massage industry. Ms. Delanoy defends homeowners and businesses large and small against claims related to premises liability, professional liability, construction accidents, property disputes and property damage matters.


U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California


Women Lawyers of Sacramento
Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California

Community Involvement

Board Member, Secretary, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Sacramento